What is Climate?: Links for Students

Paleoclimatology

Paleoclimatologists use clues from the past to understand natural climate variability.
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/paleo.html

Features: Data Sources, Graphics/Multimedia

El Niño Theme Page

Access to basic information, data, and what is happening now.
http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/tao/elnino/nino-home.html

Features: Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia

The Water Cycle

You may be familiar with how water is always cycling around, through, and above the Earth, continually changing from liquid water, to water vapor, to ice. One way to envision the water cycle is to follow a drip of water around as it moves on its way.
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycle.html

Features: Graphics/Multimedia

Global Climate Change

The world's largest archive of weather data.
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/climateextremes.html

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Global Warming

Frequently asked questions.
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/globalwarming.html

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